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Hugo Swire saddened by Guatemala death toll

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FCO Minister for Latin America, Hugo Swire said he is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life as a result of yesterday's earthquake in Guatemala

Following Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina’s announcement that at least forty-eight people have been killed in an earthquake, FCO Minister for Latin America, Hugo Swire, said:

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life as a result of yesterday’s earthquake in Guatemala. Our thoughts at this difficult time are with the friends and families of those affected.”